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'''Henry Wilson''' (born '''Jeremiah Jones Colbath'''; February 16, 1812 – November 22, 1875) was the 18th Vice President of the United States (1873–75) and a United States Senate|Senator from Massachusetts (1855–73). Before and during the American Civil War, he was a leading Republican Party (United States)|Republican, and a strong opponent of Slavery in the United States|slavery. He devoted his energies to the destruction of the "Slave Power" – the faction of slave owners and their political allies which anti-slavery Americans saw as dominating the country. Originally a Whig Party (United States)|Whig, Wilson was a founder of the Free Soil Party in 1848. He served as the party chairman before and during the 1852 presidential election. He worked diligently to build an anti-slavery coalition, which came to include the Free Soil Party, anti-slavery Democratic Party (United States)|Democrats, New York...
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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
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wilson, henry, 1812-1875
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wilson, henry
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wilson, henry, 1812-1875. [from old catalog]
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wilson, henry bristow, 1803-1888
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harris, h. wilson (henry wilson), b. 1883
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wilson, henry austin, 1854-1927
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